Posts Tagged: performance

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Scaling out Tableau Extracts – Building a distributed, multi-node MPP Hyper Cluster
August 11, 2019
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Tableau Hyper Database (“Extract”) is a great engine; it’s one of the reasons people obsessed with Tableau analytics. However, being a single node database server, it has its limits (performance and data size) – that we are going to break in this blog post. With adding multi-node capacity, partitioning and distributed query processing Hyper will […]
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Tableau Performance: Why Embedded Data Source is Faster than Published
April 16, 2017
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It started with one of my colleague who managed a Tableau case from our end. His client was constantly dissatisfied: her workbooks were significantly faster with embedded data sources compared to published ones. Even if we told her that this is normal, this is the way how life works, so better accept it and let […]
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When to avoid Tableau REST API: single vs multithread vs database
August 3, 2015
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Tableau Server REST API is a relatively new feature in Tableau Server. It has must-have functions for publishing data sources and workbooks in addition to the usual CRUD functionality like getting users, groups and projects. However, like every new thing it has its own limitations: it’s terribly slow when you need to obtain information for […]